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Who wants peace in Mali?

“We should not be misled by talk of entering a time of peace. Peace is not the absence of war; it is the absence of the rumors of war, the threats of war, the preparations for war….” 1,165 more words

North Mali Rebels Claim Captured 19 Soldiers

Northern Tuareg rebels in Mali have claimed to have captured at least 19 soldiers, holding them prisoner, following fighting between the rebels and government troops. 342 more words

World

Akon launches academy to help provide electricity to 600 million people in Africa

Akon launches academy to help provide electricity to 600 million people in Africa

Senegalese-American singer Akon, whose Akon Lighting Africa initiative aims to bring electricity to some of the 600 million Africans who lack it, announced on Thursday the launch of a new “Solar Academy” for the continent. 182 more words

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Singer Akon Lighting Africa

LONDON, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Senegalese-American singer Akon, whose Akon Lighting Africa initiative aims to bring electricity to some of the 600 million Africans who lack it, announced on Thursday the launch of a new “Solar Academy” for the continent. 222 more words

Pragmatic Politics Versus Moral Principle

on a last look

bamako: city of dust, city of bougainvillea.

the lovers who become teachers, best friends;

the friends who turn out to be heroes;

the ones we break bread with who nourish our own hearts; 100 more words

Africa

Ahmadou: a nomad leader in Mali

Ahmadou’s first call to me (in Holland) via mobile telephony was in 2007. He called from this ‘remote’ place in Central Mali where until that time telephone connections were impossible. 1,328 more words

Preserving Photos in Mali

We recently came across a great blog post by Heida Shoemaker, paper and photograph conservator and our frequent collaborator at Cantor.

In 2013, Heida ran a conservation workshop at a photography school in Bamako, Mali. 89 more words

Conservation Treatments